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Dun Laoghaire Christmas Festival

Facebooktwittergoogle_plusredditpinterestlinkedintumblrmailOn Saturday December 3rd, a full sized, covered ice-skating rink plus a kiddies rink will open in Dun Laoghaire.  On Friday December 9th Dun Laoghaire’s first continental-style Christmas Market opens along the newly refurbished Metals and Marine Road. The Market, which runs until December 23rd, will feature hand-crafted traditional gifts and decorations, as well as a wide-range of artisan treats to tempt foodies. A Winter Wonderland with vintage rides also opens on December 9th and will continue into the New Year, finishing on January 8th.  A live crib outside St. Michaels Church will be open from December 10th, and a festive Santa train will run every 20 minutes around the Town Centre. Upon presentation of a valid DART ticket, visitors will receive a 10% discount on tickets to the Winter Wonderland and Ice Rink. At 6.15pm on Saturday December 10th, Dun Laoghaire’s Harbour Plaza will light up with a spectacular fireworks display and the arrival of a very special guest, straight from the North Pole, for a flying visit to the town. There are 4 different free and/or discounted parking promotions on offer in Dun Laoghaire this December to make a visit even affordable, including 100 free spaces in the Harbour on Saturdays and Sundays.  Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council are also offering a ‘two hours for the price of one’ promotion valid in Dun Laoghaire’s on-street, €2.00 per hour zones from 15th December. For more information on all parking promotions and opening times of attractions and prices, please click here